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Football recruiting

Texas Offers Grayshirt to Emory Blake
Austin High senior receiver Emory Blake's performance impressed Longhorn coaches at the Texas camp this past weekend, so much so that they offered him a scholarship...for 2010. With scholarship numbers so tight and Texas picking up another receiver commitment in Marquise Goodwin, there isn't room for Blake in the 2009 class, but the Texas coaches have offered another solution...

Randall Dent: Showing What He's Got
South Grand Prairie defensive tackle Randall Dent has offers from a number of place, but not from a pair of his favorites: Texas and LSU. However, Dent said he's still showing those schools "what I've got" and will have an opportunity to show one of them in person when he travels to Baton Rouge in July.


Baseball's Ruffin, Rupp earn more honors
Texas Longhorns freshmen Chance Ruffin and Cameron Rupp were named to the Pro-Line Athletic National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman All-American Team, the organization announced on Monday.


Fumbling Benson needs to get a grip
Austin American-Statesman
Since his Friday nights running through high school players for Midland's Robert E. Lee Rebels, Cedric Benson has been accustomed to media attention. But the kind he's getting lately begs for intervention. Two alcohol-related arrests in five weeks and dismissal from his running back job with the Chicago Bears should be a wake-up call for anyone.


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